THE fryxell LAB
Executive Director of the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
Dr. John Fryxell is a professor at the University of Guelph, former chair of the Integrative Biology department, and research ecologist of 25 years.
Dr Fryxell's research heavily focuses on understanding consumer-resource dynamics and how changes in environment and organism behavior can affect that dynamic. Dr Fryxell's lab studies this interaction on various scales both in the field and experimental microcosms in the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario.
UNDERGRADUATE THESIS STUDENTS
Project: “Diet assessment of hemipterans using DNA-barcoding”
Major: Environmental Biology
Project: "The effects of temperature and glyphosate on feeding rate of Daphnia magna
Project: "Investigating the effect of food availability on populations of Daphnia magna exposed to high temperature and harvesting stressors."
Major: Biological Sciences
RACHEL FAIRFIELD CHECKO
Marine & Freshwater Biology Alumni
LAB & FIELD STAFF
Current lab tech
Past master's student | Current research assistant